Honda May Copy an Important Page From Toyota’s Off-Road Playbook

Could a new rival for TRD be en route?

Off-roading and overlanding is the hottest trend in the automotive industry. Body-on-frame stalwarts like the Jeep Wrangler and Toyota 4Runner are selling like crazy, but the craze goes well beyond that; these days, just about every new crossover or station wagon now positions itself as a body-cladded, active lifestyle adventure vehicle. (Even Subaru, selling a car called “the Outback,” has felt obligated to up the ante with a “Wilderness” sub-brand.)

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This fully-restored Mazda MX-81 Aria Concept previews a glorious past
This fully-restored Mazda MX-81 Aria Concept previews a glorious past

There’s a funny story behind the Mazda MX-81 Aria Concept you see here. It debuted at the 1981 Tokyo Motor Read more

Polestar 2 digital key update adds new phone features to EV
Polestar 2 digital key update adds new phone features to EV

Polestar is pushing out a new digital key system for the Polestar 2, tapping drivers’ smartphones for authentication, while the Read more

A stock 2021 Bronco Badlands Took third place in the NORRA Mexican 1000
A stock 2021 Bronco Badlands Took third place in the NORRA Mexican 1000

Ford is taking time to brag on its 2021 Bronco Badlands four-door SUV. The automaker has announced that two lead Read more

2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Off-Road Vehicle
2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Off-Road Vehicle

Off-road vehicles often have a few key common traits: big tyres, big suspension and big ground clearance. And while these Read more

The UAW wants federal EV rebates only on vehicles built in the US
The UAW wants federal EV rebates only on vehicles built in the US

The UAW is continuing to fight Ford and its plan to move production of one of its electric vehicle models Read more

The Suzuki Misano concept is a new speedster with motorcycle-inspired tandem seating
The Suzuki Misano concept is a new speedster with motorcycle-inspired tandem seating

The Suzuki Misano is a new concept vehicle developed by Instituto Europeo di Design (IED) students in Torino, Italy. It’s Read more

The Use of Smartphone Apps Among Drivers: The Advantages?
driver phone

In today’s world, cars are becoming more and more advanced. This is a great thing because it means that our Read more

Ford unveils its big battery lab to win the EV wars
Ford unveils its big battery lab to win the EV wars

Ford is planning a new EV battery hub in Michigan, with Ford Ion Park tasked with figuring out longer ranges Read more

Four all-new platforms to underpin Lotus’ future
Four all-new platforms to underpin Lotus’ future

Emira sports car and Evija hypercar to be joined by at least one SUV, plus a new pure-electric sports car Read more

Hyundai Kona N mixes a little hot hatch with an SUV
Hyundai Kona N mixes a little hot hatch with an SUV

The coronavirus pandemic is forcing major automakers to reveal vehicles that would normally debut at major auto shows virtually. Hyundai Read more

Ford Mustang Mach-E GT sales start: Performance Edition power confirmed
Ford Mustang Mach-E GT sales start: Performance Edition power confirmed

Ford has thrown open the order books for the most potent versions of its electric crossover, with the 2021 Mustang Read more

2022 Porsche 911 GT3 First Drive Review: Resetting The Benchmark
2022 Porsche 911 GT3 First Drive Review: Resetting The Benchmark

In an era when many performance cars have adopted forced induction, electrification, or some combination of the two in the Read more